Functions & Responsibilities:
Act as the cross-functional liaison to execute seasonal assortments from concept through commercialization.
Manage adherence to seasonal development calendar across all channels and departments.
Analyze weekly sales reports, highlighting product voids and opportunities to Director of Merchandising.
Evaluate competitive landscape on continuous basis to ensure voids within the brand are identified and opportunities for future growth are realized.
Manage assortment sheet creation and distribution while also overseeing Blue Cherry maintenance.
Create product assortments that offer both basics and fashion with price points being well balanced.
Produce seasonal documents including scorecard overviews, presentation decks, assortment rankings and store tierings.
Partner with Director of Merchandising and Design counterparts to prepare for Board Reviews and Line Adoptions. Take the lead board and sample edits.
Create Product Knowledge for Retail Stores and Product Details for web and digital business.
Lead Lookbook creation process for department.
Manage Merchandising Assistant. Promote team building, personal growth and professional development of direct report.
2+ years of Merchandising or related experience required
Previous management experience of 1 or more team members required
Bachelors degree required
Demonstrate strong analytical and problem-solving skills; comprehensive understanding of retail math
Team-oriented with ability to interact with partners across the organization at all levels
Must have strong Excel skills (Pivot Tables, VLook Ups, etc.)
Strong listening, written and oral communication skills required
Outstanding attention to detail and accuracy required
Excellent product sensibility and ability to merchandise assortments in an appealing way
Ability to react quickly with a strong sense of urgency
Flexible and adaptive to changing priorities
Able to organize and prioritize workload to meet deadlines